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Refers to a psychoactive substance, usually of plant origin, which is ingested to produce an expanded state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes, providing transcendental experiences reported as a contact with God and the spiritual world.
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UK: ɛnθɛəʊdʒɛn | US: ɛnθɛoʊdʒɛn

ETYMOLOGY: From the Greek "entheogen", which literally means "inner manifestation of the divine" or “to become divine from within”. Entheos means "God (theos) within" or "inspired by God" and geno indicates "generation, production of something”.
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1. Bot. Vine belonging to the Polygalales order, Malpighiaceae family, Banisteriopsis genus, Banisteriopsis caapi species. Native of the Amazon region, the mariri is characterized by being a vigorous vine, with long woody branches, cylindrical and with clear fissures or xylopodes, which branch repeatedly. It contains the β-carbolines harmine, harmaline, harmol and tetrahydroharmine, monoamine-oxidase enzyme inhibitors (MAOI). Other common names: Jagube, Liana, Yagé, Caapi.

2. Vine whose woody part, together with the leaves of the chacrona tree (Psychotria viridis), is used in the preparation of the entheogenic tea called Hoasca (also known as Ayahuasca, Vegetal or Daime) by traditional indigenous and mestizo peoples of the Amazon in shamanic rituals and as a sacrament by some religious denominations, such as the União do Vegetal, Santo Daime, Barquinha and Alto Santo.
Mariri (Banisteriopsis caapi) and Chacrona (Psychotria viridis) leaves are used to prepare Hoasca Tea.
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An entheogenic tea of South American origin prepared with the mariri vine and the leaves of the chacrona tree that provides an expanded state of consciousness. The use of Hoasca in shamanic rituals is part of the ancestral culture of several tribes in the Amazon region of Brazil, Peru and Bolivia, including the Ashaninka, Huni Kuin, Ticuna and Tucano. Since the 1930s, it has been distributed as a sacrament in some Christian religions, such as the União do Vegetal, Santo Daime, Barquinha and Alto Santo. The tea is proven harmless to health when used in the religious context and without the association with other substances, according to scientific studies conducted by renowned entities.

Other common names: Ayahuasca, Vegetal, Daime, Yagé.
Pharm. Hoasca is the name given to the psychoactive beverage prepared from the decoction of the woody part of the mariri vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) with the leaves of the chacrona tree (Psychotria viridis), which contains, respectively, the β-carbolines harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine and the psychoactive alkaloid N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT);
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1. Pharm. The name given to the psychoactive beverage prepared from the decoction of the woody part of the mariri vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) with the leaves of the chacrona tree (Psychotria viridis), which contains, respectively, the β-carbolines harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine and the psychoactive alkaloid N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT); 2. An entheogenic tea of South American origin prepared with the mariri vine and the leaves of the chacrona tree that provides an expanded state of consciousness. The use of Hoasca in shamanic rituals is part of the ancestral culture of several tribes in the Amazon region of Brazil, Peru and Bolivia, including the Ashaninka, Huni Kuin, Ticuna and Tucano.

Other common names: Ayahuasca, Vegetal, Daime, Yagé.
Since the 1930s, Hoasca tea has been distributed as a sacrament in some Christian religions, such as the União do Vegetal, Santo Daime, Barquinha and Alto Santo. The tea is proven harmless to health when used in the religious context and without the association with other substances, according to scientific studies conducted by renowned entities.
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1. Pharm. The name given to the psychoactive beverage prepared from the decoction of the woody part of the mariri vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) with the leaves of the chacrona tree (Psychotria viridis), which contains, respectively, the β-carbolines harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine and the psychoactive alkaloid N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT); Ayahuasca, Vegetal, Daime, Yagé.
2. An entheogenic tea of South American origin prepared with the mariri vine and the leaves of the chacrona tree that provides an expanded state of consciousness. The use of Hoasca in shamanic rituals is part of the ancestral culture of several tribes in the Amazon region of Brazil, Peru and Bolivia, including the Ashaninka, Huni Kuin, Ticuna and Tucano. Since the 1930s, it has been distributed as a sacrament in some Christian religions, such as the União do Vegetal, Santo Daime, Barquinha and Alto Santo. The tea is proven harmless to health when used in the religious context and without the association with other substances, according to scientific studies conducted by renowned entities.
"Hoasca tea facilitates a mental introspection, producing clarity of consciousness and a sharpening of perception."
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An entheogenic tea of South American origin prepared with the mariri vine and the leaves of the chacrona tree that provides an expanded state of consciousness. The use of Hoasca in shamanic rituals is part of the ancestral culture of several tribes in the Amazon region of Brazil, Peru and Bolivia, including the Ashaninka, Huni Kuin, Ticuna and Tucano. Since the 1930s, it has been distributed as a sacrament in some Christian religions, such as the União do Vegetal, Santo Daime, Barquinha and Alto Santo. The tea is proven harmless to health when used in the religious context and without the association with other substances, according to scientific studies conducted by renowned entities.
Other common names: Hoasca, Vegetal, Daime, Yagé.
Pharm. Ayahuasca is the name given to the psychoactive beverage prepared from the decoction of the woody part of the mariri vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) with the leaves of the chacrona tree (Psychotria viridis), which contains, respectively, the β-carbolines harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine and the psychoactive alkaloid N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT);
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1. Pharm. The name given to the psychoactive beverage prepared from the decoction of the woody part of the mariri vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) with the leaves of the chacrona tree (Psychotria viridis), which contains, respectively, the β-carbolines harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine and the psychoactive alkaloid N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT);

2. An entheogenic tea of South American origin prepared with the mariri vine and the leaves of the chacrona tree that provides an expanded state of consciousness. The use of ayahuasca in shamanic rituals is part of the ancestral culture of several tribes in the Amazon region of Brazil, Peru and Bolivia, including the Ashaninka, Huni Kuin, Ticuna and Tucano.
Other common names: Hoasca, Vegetal, Daime, Yagé.
Since the 1930s, ayahuasca tea has been distributed as a sacrament in some Christian religions, such as the União do Vegetal, Santo Daime, Barquinha and Alto Santo. The tea is proven harmless to health when used in the religious context and without the association with other substances, according to scientific studies conducted by renowned entities.
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